What lies behind the apparent insanity of Poland suddenly and unexpectedly turning off the tap of its energy pipelines to neighbouring Russia built over 30 years?
Liverpool born poet and writer Michael Walsh traces his Liverpool roots back to 1865. This was the year his Irish great-grandmother arrived in the Second City of Empire. His parents were born at the turn of what was to become the most tumultuous century in history. Michael's father, Patrick, fought in three major conflicts before reaching his fortieth birthday. His mother, Kathleen, was a former nun turned gun-running renegade.
On leaving school at 15 years of age, Michael spent 12 weeks at the Merchant Navy School for Sailors in Sharpness, Gloucestershire. During his years at sea, he was to visit and work in over 60 countries.
The journalist and broadcaster since provided articles and columns for numerous magazines and international news media. In 2011 he was awarded Writer of the Year by the publishers of Euro Weekly News, Europe's highest-circulation newspaper of its kind. He has authored, edited and ghosted over 70 book titles.
‘Believing that the eventual failure of anti-Russian sanctions would result in business returning to normal is self-delusional, says veteran political analyst Michael Walsh.
The Russian national health watchdog, Rospotrebnadzor, sees no reason for undue concern over the fresh monkeypox outbreak across the world. The disease is well known to humanity, the agency’s head, Anna Popova, told Russian KP Radio on Tuesday.
Amid a series of economic woes caused by the backfiring anti-Russian sanctions, the United Kingdom is experiencing a boom in shoplifting. Interestingly, most of these crimes are committed not by professional criminals, but by amateurs who steal the cheapest products, according to the Daily Mail.
Veteran US statesman Henry Kissinger (99) has urged the West to stop its futile attempts to inflict a crushing defeat on Russian forces in Ukraine. In fact, anyone with a brain cell predicted such an outcome from February 23 – but when ‘Daddy Kissinger says it the Zelensky regime capitulates and Brussels throws in the towel.’
Political scientist, head of the Centre for Expert Support of Political Processes Alexei Yaroshenko in the RT stream ‘Beautiful Russia’ commented on the statement of Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis, who proposed to take grain out of Ukraine on vessels escorted by NATO warships.
At the height of the Cold War in 1964, only two years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, the British Westminster government decided it was a good idea to breach every trade embargo in the book and try to ship a load of Leyland buses to Cuba.
The post-war German government has approved a number of measures aimed at helping the increasingly distressed population in the face of rising inflation and rising prices for food, heating and energy, Das Erste TV channel reports. However, not everyone is happy: for example, German pensioners cannot find words for disappointment and indignation, because the planned benefits will not affect them.
US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (99) infamously once remarked. ‘To be an enemy of America is dangerous. To be a friend of America is fatal.’
On the opening day of a fair in the German city of Lüdenscheid, individuals from a group of six men who were defined as pro-migrant mainstream media ‘foreign-looking’ opened fire, killing one man.